(September 1980)

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Volume
43
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-06-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
070989341009
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #180.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3396
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ready, Luthor? Together we can defeat these villains!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Terra Man; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
ice

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Luthor Fights for Good! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3372
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Terra-Man (villain); Angela Blake
Synopsis
Lex Luthor declares to the world that he's now good, and proves it by fighting alongside Superman against aliens and Terra-Man.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #512.

A Matter of Good Taste (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Batgirl; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A New Costume for Air Wave! (Table of Contents: 3)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3002
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jan Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Karen; Dr. Hargell; a sniper (villain)
Synopsis
Air Wave barely stops kids blowing up the high school sign, and ends up getting sun sick. While he recovers, his niece and nephew destroy his costume. Karen the babysitter, who has figured out Hal is Air Wave, secretly sews him a new one. Air Wave debuts his new costume while stopping a shooter at a theme park.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The same records show that the story, originally titled "A New Uniform for Air Wave," was previously scheduled as 10 pages for release in Action Comics #490 (December 1978).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3402
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ready, Luthor? Together we can defeat these villains!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Luthor Fights for Good!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Matter of Good Taste
    Batgirl; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. A New Costume for Air Wave!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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